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  • 2.18.2018 - Free Investing Newsletter Articled 11 hours ago

    Another Shooting

     

    Before we get into the meat and potatoes of this, let me start with a bit of personal biography. I’m a gun guy. I’ve been a gun guy since I was born, simply because my dad was a hunter and fisherman. I was raised around guns all my life. Shotguns, rifles and handguns were simply part of our home. It was as normal to me as a toothbrush.

  • 2.7.2018 - Free Investment Letter Articled last week

    Volatility Strikes

     

    Here’s an interesting tid-bit:  The S&P 500 went 94 days without a +/-1% change and then had 5 in 8 days.

     

    That pretty much sums up what has been going on over the past few days. Since the big plunge and bounce on Monday, we’ve seen the market travel up and down over 1000 points combined. I didn’t take the time to add up the swings today, but suffice it to say, it was wild.

  • 1.31.2018 - Free Investment Newsletter Articled 2 weeks ago
    I promise that this is going to be the last options tutorial for a long time. Each time I think I’m done talking about them, several people will write in with questions about something I’ve mentioned. Last week I mentioned that along with buying call options and put options, the only other sort I’d recommend is the occasional “sale” of an option. So let’s explore that and see how it works. 

    Naked positions

    I’m going to wrap up our two week tutorial session about options. We’ve discussed what they are, how they work, ways to use them, etc. Today we’re going to end with one of the riskier aspects of options trading, called “selling naked”. While it is indeed more risky, meaning you have to really manage that risk, along with the risk comes big rewards. So, let’s get to it...
  • 1.20.2018 - Free Investment Newsletter Articled last month
    How they work
     
    The other day I wrote about why using options at times is such a very good thing to do. Cost of entry, the leverage they provide and the speed at which your profit can build are all positives when speaking of using options.
     
    But I also said that for most people, the most simple of uses is the best idea. That’s the simple Call option if you think a stock is going to go up, or a put option if you think that it will be heading lower. With just those two, you can play the upside and downside of virtually any stock.
  • 1.17.2018 Free Investment Newsletter Articled last month
    What are the options?
     
    Last week we closed out some call option positions that rewarded us quite smartly. We had options on the SPY which is the proxy for the S&P 500, and we bought them in the 10’s and sold them in the 30’s.
     
    We had calls on the DIA’s, which is the Proxy ETF for the DOW 30, and we were in them in the 5’s and out at the 17 level. They were very nice gains, and it evidently encouraged a lot of our readers to ask about options. What are they, how do they work?  etc.  So, I’m going to do a little refresher here about options, and why we like to use them at times.

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